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The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is Tennessee's largest higher education system, governing 40 post-secondary educational institutions with over 200 teaching locations. The TBR system includes 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing programs to students across the state, country and world.

Adjunct Instructor - Astronomy (Pool)

  • Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Adjunct
  • Adjunct
  • Closing on: Nov 1 2023

Title: Adjunct Instructor - Astronomy (Pool)

POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for delivering quality instruction in an equitable environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teach courses via on-ground, online and hybrid or web-enhanced delivery modes as assigned. Work with course leads and/or program coordinators to ensure consistent and equitable student experiences. Utilize the College’s learning management system to provide course materials to students. Submit updated department syllabus prior to the first day of class. Regularly check College email account and department mailbox. Respond to emails/messages within 48 hours, except on weekends. Complete all required reports, such as attendance, Early Alerts, student progress reports, grade submissions, and administer and return surveys and student outcome assessments by the deadlines. Submit final grades for each semester by the deadline established by the Registrar. Comply with all College and TBR policies and guidelines.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree in Astronomy or Master’s degree in Physics and some graduate hours in Astronomy or Master’s degree and 18 combined graduate hours in Physics and Astronomy.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
College level teaching experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of and/or experience with a variety of instructional delivery modes, including synchronous and asynchronous online teaching. Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with a diverse student, faculty and staff population. Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.

Rate of Pay: $650.00 - $740.00 per credit hour

Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

AVAILABILITY/CLOSING DATE
This posting is not a guarantee of an open position. Applications for adjunct pool positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the department when openings become available. Postings close annually on October 31st. Interested applicants who wish to maintain an active application within the system must re-apply each year.

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